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Rome`s First Emperors: Augustus to Nero

This course offers an exploration of the history and culture of Ancient Rome from Augustus to the Emperor Nero.

Resources for this course

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Link Suetonius’ Tiberius

This link takes you to a translation of Suetonius’ Tiberius

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Image collection Coin with a portrait of Tiberius, The Cavern at Sperlonga, The villa Iovis, Capri 1, The villa Iovis, Capri 2

COIN WITH A PORTRAIT OF TIBERIUS by S.P. Kershaw
Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

When Jesus said. ‘Render...

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Link Divvs Clavdivs

Interesting discussion on Tiberius.

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Document The Roman Legions under Tiberius

A list of the Roman Legions under Tiberius, by Province.

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Link Tiberiana 2: Tales of Brave Ulysses

This link takes you to a interesting article about Tiberius and sculptures at Sperlonga

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Link De Imperatoris Romanis

This link takes you to the De Imperatoris Romanis, an on-line encyclopaedia on the rulers of the Roman empire from Augustus (27 BC-AD 14) to...

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Image collection 1. Julius Caesar, 2. Augustus, 3. Tiberius, 4. Gaius 'Caligula', 5. Claudius, 6. Nero, 7. Galba, 8. Otho, 9. Vitellius, 10. Vespasian, 11. Titus, 12. Domitian

Click on each of the images to see a full size version. 1. JULIUS CAESAR. Photo © S.P. Kershaw, 2011. Bronze and red marble, from the Ludovisi...

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Audio The Final Settlement: Augustus' Principate

Text from Kershaw, S., A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization, London: Robinson, 2010, 286-287. © S. Kershaw

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Link Article on Augustus on the BBC History Website

This link takes you to a brief article on Augustus on the BBC History Website.

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Audio From the Ides of March to Actium

Text from Kershaw, S., A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization, London: Robinson, 2010, 281-286. © S. Kershaw

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Image collection Octavia Minor, Livia Drusilla, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Papyrus signed by Cleopatra VIII of Egypt, Augustus of the Prima Porta, original in the Vatican, Augustus of the Prima Porta, coloured cast in the Ashmolean

Click on each of the images to see a full size version. OCTAVIA MINOR Photo © S.P. Kershaw Portrait of Octavia Minor, copy from the original...

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Link Link to the De Imperatoribus Romanis website

This link to the De Imperatoribus Romanis website takes you to a biography of Augustus, plus bibliography and notes, by Garrett G. Fagan of...

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Link Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

This link takes you to an online catalogue of Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum.

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Link Article on Cleopatra on the BBC History Website

This link takes you to a brief article on Cleopatra on the BBC History Website.

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Image collection CLEOPATRA VII, Queen of Egypt, CLEOPATRA VII, Queen of Egypt, The Forum Romanum at Rome, The Forum of Julius Caesar, Rome

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CLEOPATRA VII, QUEEN OF EGYPT 2 Photos © S.P. Kershaw
Portrait of Cleopatra...

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Audio Civil Wars, Dictatorship and the ‘Egyptian Woman’

Civil Wars, Dictatorship and the ‘Egyptian Woman’. Text from Kershaw, S., A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization, London: Robinson, 2010, 279-281...

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Document Introductory book list and links

Introductory book list and links for the Twelve Caesars course

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